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The Children of Men

 Author: P. D. James  Category: Science Fiction  Published: January 1, 1992  Language: English  File Size: 832 KB  Tags: DystopiaFantasyFictionMysteryPost ApocalypticScience fictionSpeculative FictionThriller |  Download PDF


The Children of Men by P. D. James, explores the themes of hope and faith in the face of overwhelming futility and despair.


It is a dystopian novel set in a future society where women have become infertile. As the human race faces extinction, the protagonist, Theo Faron, is drawn into a dangerous mission to protect a pregnant woman and her unborn child.

Famous Quotes:

The world is not ended, it is merely transformed. And in this transformation lies the potential for redemption.

In the absence of hope, humanity turns to despair and destroys itself. It is our duty to keep hope alive.

The greatest tragedy of the human condition is the ability to see beauty and wonder, yet be blind to the suffering that surrounds us.

Love and compassion are the greatest weapons against despair and destruction. We must wield them with strength and conviction.

Only through the preservation and celebration of life can we truly understand its value and purpose.

In a world without children, the absence of innocence and joy is palpable. We must fight to bring back that light.

Every life has meaning and worth, even in the face of a world devoid of hope. We must cherish and protect each other.

In the darkest of times, the strength of the human spirit shines brightest.

A future without children is a future without laughter, joy, and the innocence of youth. We must fight for their return.

In the absence of hope, humanity becomes hollow and devoid of purpose. It is our duty to fill that void.

The true measure of a society is how it cares for its weakest members. In a world without children, we must care for each other.

In the face of despair, the human spirit has the capacity to rise above and find hope.

The power of love is stronger than any force of destruction. We must never lose sight of that power.

The absence of children is a wound that runs deep in the soul of humanity. We must heal that wound.

Even in the darkest of times, there is always a glimmer of hope. We must hold onto that glimmer and let it guide us.